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America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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Acclaimed biographer Sarah Bradford explores the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the woman who has captivated the public for more than five decades, in a definitive portrait that is both sympathetic and frank. With an extraordinary range of candid interviewsand#151;many with people who have never spoken in such depth on record beforeand#151;Bradford offers new insights into the woman behind the public persona. She creates a coherent picture out of Jackieand#8217;s tumultuous and cosmopolitan lifeand#151;from the aristocratic milieu of Newport and East Hampton to the Greek isles, from political Washington to New Yorkand#8217;s publishing community. She probes Jackieand#8217;s privileged upbringing, her highly public marriages, and her roles as mother and respected editor, and includes rare photos from private collections to create the most complete account yet written of this legendary life.

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From her introduction to the world in 1947 as "debutante of the year" to her untimely death in 1994, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has truly remained America's answer to royalty. In "America's Queen", the acclaimed biographer of Queen Elizabeth and Princess Grace reveals the real Jackie in a sympathetic but frank portrait. 32 photos.

About the Author

Sarah Bradford is a historian and biographer. Her previous books include Cesare Borgia, Disraeli, Princess Grace, George VI, Splendours and Miseries: A Life of Sacheverell Sitwell, Elizabeth:: A Biography of Her Majesty the Queen, Americaand#8217;s Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Lucrezia Borgia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141002200
Author:
Bradford, Sarah
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Presidents' spouses
Subject:
First Ladies
Subject:
Presidents' spouses -- United States.
Subject:
Onassis, Jacqueline
Subject:
Biography-First Ladies
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32 pp b/w photos on insert stock
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.26x6.14x1.36 in. 1.73 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , From her introduction to the world in 1947 as "debutante of the year" to her untimely death in 1994, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has truly remained America's answer to royalty. In "America's Queen", the acclaimed biographer of Queen Elizabeth and Princess Grace reveals the real Jackie in a sympathetic but frank portrait. 32 photos.

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